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The American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Reporter Newspaper Vol I No.14 and 15, January, 1841 double issue. 16 pages which are stitch-bound were published by the American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, which split off from the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1840 over a number of issues, including the increasing influence of anarchism (and an unwillingness to participate in the government’s political process), hostility to established religion, and feminism in the latter. Prominent members included the brothers Arthur and Lewis Tappan, Samuel Cornish, and Theodore S. Wright. This fourteenth and fifteenth double issue includes articles about: British commercial treaty with Texas and how it pertains to slavery, update on the Amistad case, letter from African Ka-Le to John Quincy Adams who by this time was the lead council for the defense team, colored orphan assylam, bloody doings violence, Noah Webster on slavery, Negro slave testimony, Louis Tappan letters and much more.

Condition

Center creased vertically and horizontally from folding. Pages are clean and bright, Covers lightly toned around edges only with age appropriate edge damage. This was stored in a damp building and may have a slight odor

Dimensions

9 x 14 in

Weight

2 oz

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Abolitionist newspaper Jan 1841

Estimate $400 - $500Jan 19, 2019